Review: could Depo-provera cause Vitamin d deficiency (Rickets)?
Summary: Vitamin d deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Depo-provera.
We study 9,940 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Vitamin d deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin d deficiency and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Depo-provera 10,351 users)
Vitamin d deficiency
Vitamin d deficiency (softening of bones) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Vitamin d deficiency 5,040 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 9,927 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Vitamin D Deficiency.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Vitamin d deficiency * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vitamin d deficiency||80.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Depo-provera * :
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Vitamin d deficiency when taking Depo-provera ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Vitamin d deficiency ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (3 people, 60.00%)
- Thyroid disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
- Ovarian cysts (1 people, 20.00%)
- Depression (1 people, 20.00%)
- Vitamin d deficiency (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (2 people, 40.00%)
- Fluoxetine (1 people, 20.00%)
- Vitamin d (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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